Equity and Diversity Committee


The Equity and Diversity Committee is responsible for fostering a respectful and collegial learning and working environment for all Morris campus students, staff, and faculty. The committee promotes recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and creates a shared, campus-wide sense of responsibility for building, maintaining, and improving an inclusive campus climate. The committee is responsible for coordinating the Equity & Diversity Advocate program.

Equity and Diversity Committee Leadership

Heather Peters

Membership Information

The Equity and Diversity Committee consists of eleven members, including:

  • four faculty
  • one P&A staff
  • three students
  • one USA staff
  • one non-voting member
  • the director of the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Intercultural Programs or their designee